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State Sen. Karin Housley and her former campaign manager, Amy Koch, will share the stage at MinnRoast 2019

Former Senate Majority Leader Amy Koch is a MinnRoast veteran. This will be state Sen. Karin Housley’s first appearance on the State Theatre stage.

Former Senate Majority Leader Amy Koch, left, is a MinnRoast veteran. This will be state Sen. Karin Housley's first appearance on the State Theatre stage.
MinnPost photos by Jana Freiband/Craig Lassig

Amy Koch is once again bringing her quick wit to the MinnRoast stage. Whether she’s spinning her “DFL Decision Wheel” (below) or delivering a biting monologue, Koch gently skewers her peers and leaves the State Theatre crowds laughing. This year she is joined by state Senator Karin Housley. Make sure to get your tickets to see what these two ladies have planned!

MinnRoast is the highlight of Minnesota’s political calendar. Every year politicians, journalists, actors, and singers converge at the State Theatre to gently skewer Minnesota politics and each other. Acts are wide-ranging in this variety show  from monologues and video sketches to songs and parodies.

State Sen. Karin Housley and Amy Koch joins a packed cast including: Sens. Amy Klobuchar and Tina Smith, KARE11’s Jana Shortal, Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey, St. Paul Mayor Melvin Carter, the entire Minnesota delegation to the U.S. House, actress Sally Wingert, choral group, OutLoud! and more!

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